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Where are the children?

A common trend we have seen through this course so far is how to develop spaces for all kinds of people. We have met with farmers, activists, city officials and local residences to address what should be done with the … Continue reading

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Placemaking through People Watching

This week our assignment was to watch the Piazza and see how people used/navigated through the space. I decided to sit on the steps of the Duomo, it offered a clear viewing point and helped me blend in so as … Continue reading

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Numb

By: J.P. Dionne This past Sunday morning, all of us Placemakers gathered to do a park clean up. It was my first time volunteering in Perugia so it felt good to finally give back to a community that I now … Continue reading

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A Strange Feeling

This past week during our exploration in Borgo Sant’Angelo, I went off the beaten path. My group and I explored one of the side streets that eventually lead us into a spacious park area. There was a playground, several walking … Continue reading

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